Muscle - Origin insertion action

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Muscle - Origin insertion action
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2014-02-11 13:29:20
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Muscle - Origin, insertion, action
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  1. Massater
    • Origin - Zygomatic arch
    • Insertion - Lateral surface of the mandible
    • Action - Elevates mandible
  2. Sternocleidomastoid
    • Origin - Anterior surface of the sternum, upper surface of the clavicle
    • Insertion - Mastoid process of temperal bone
    • Action - Pulls head toward chest
  3. Supraspinatus
    • Origin - supraspinous fossa 
    • Insertion - Greater tubricle of humerus
    • Action - Abducts arm
  4. Infraspinatus
    • Origin - infraspinous fossa
    • Insertion - Greater tubricle of humerus
    • Action - rotates arm literally
  5. Subscapularis
    • Origin - Subscapular fossa
    • Insertion - lesser tubricle of humerus
    • Action - Rotates arm medially
  6. Teres Minor
    • Origin - Lateral border of scapula
    • Insertion - greater tubricle of humerus
    • Action - rotates arm literally
  7. Teres Major
    • Origin - Lateral border of scapula
    • Insertion -  Intertubecular groove of humerus
    • Action - adducts arm
  8. Pectoralis Minor
    • Origin - Sternal ends of upper ribs
    • Insertion - coracoid process of scapula
    • Action - raises ribs
  9. Deltoid
    • Origin -  acronium process, spine of scapula, clavicle
    • Insertion - Deltoid tuberosity of the humerus
    • Action - abducts arm, extends or flexes humerus
  10. Levator scapulae
    • Origin - tranverse process of cervicle vertebrae
    • Insertion - medial margin of scapula
    • Action - Elevates scapula
  11. Biceps Brachii
    • Origin - coracoid process and above glenoid cavity 
    • Insertion - Radial tuberosity of the radius
    • Action -  Flexes forearm
  12. Transverse Perenei Superficialis
    • Origin - Ischial tuberosity 
    • Insertion - Central tendon
    • Action - Supports pelvic viscera
  13. Psoas Major
    • Origin -  Lumbar vertebrae 
    • Insertion - Lesser  trochanter of femur
    • Action - flexes thigh
  14. Sartorius
    • Origin - Anterior Superior Illiac Spine 
    • Insertion - Medial surface of tibia
    • Action - Flexes leg and thigh
  15. Rectus Femoris
    • Origin - Spine of Illium, acetabulum
    • Insertion - Patella by the tendon
    • Action - Extends leg at knee
  16. Vastus Lateralis
    • Origin - Greater trochanter, posterior surface of femur
    • Insertion - patella by the tendon 
    • Action - extends leg at knee
  17. Vastus Medialis
    • Origin - Medial surface of femur
    • Insertion - Patella by tendon
    • Action - Extends leg at knee
  18. Vastus Intermedius
    • Origin - Anterior and lateral surface of the femur
    • Insertion - Patella by the tendon
    • Action - Extends leg at knee
  19. Biceps Femoris
    • Origin - ischial tuberosity, posterior surface of femur
    • Insertion - head of fibula, lateral condyle of tibia
    • Action - Flexes legs
  20. Semimembranosis
    • Origin -  Ischial tuberosity
    • Insertion - Medial condyle of tibia
    • Action - Flexes legs
  21. Semitendinosis
    • Origin - ischial tuberosity 
    • Insertion - Medial surface of tibia
    • Action - Flexes legs
  22. Gastrochemious
    • Origin - lateral and medial condyle of femur
    • Insertion - Posterior surface of calcaneous
    • Action - Flexes leg at knee

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